The Georgia Public Defender Council’s Client Support Services Unit (CSSU) is a holistic public defense initiative providing alternatives to sentencing. Through one-on-one collaboration, Public Defenders and Social Workers partner with clients statewide to establish mitigation strategies to help address needs and overcome barriers to social responsibility.
Our results-driven framework constitutes a collective and client-centered approach that fosters independence and promotes an increase in wellbeing and public safety.
CSSU Social Workers are results oriented and specialize in helping individuals and families navigate systems through effective case management practices. With focus on client advocacy and operating from a strengths-perspective, CSSU provides integrated case management over 3-12months.
Case management services include:
Are you a Public Defender seeking to refer a client? Please download and complete the CSSU Referral Form and direct any questions to email@example.com.
2023 CLIENT SUPPORT SERVICES REFERRAL FORM (For Attorney Use)